Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety 337-8139
On Thursday, December 31, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the report of gunfire in the 1900 block of South Burdick Street. Witnesses reported a detailed description of a vehicle and the suspect involved as officers were converging on the area.
A public safety officer responding to the call intercepted the described vehicle. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, the operator fled. The vehicle was soon after abandoned by the suspect as they fled on foot. Public safety officers gave chase, and the suspect was arrested after a brief foot pursuit.
No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
The suspect involved was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail regarding multiple felony charges including weapons offenses, fleeing eluding and resisting arrest.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at (269) 488-8911 or Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.
Lieutenant Charles Treppa